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- Hertel, Anne G.; Zedrosser, Andreas; Mysterud, Atle; Støen, Ole-Gunnar; Steyaert, Sam M. J. G.; Swenson, Jon E.
- Oecologia 2016 v.182 no.4 pp. 1019-1029
- predators, etc ; Ursus arctos; Vaccinium myrtillus; additive effect; antipredatory behavior; autumn; bilberries; body condition; feed intake; food intake; food prices; food quality; foraging; mortality; overeating; overwintering; reproductive success; risk; sugar content; Show all 19 Subjects
- ... Avoiding predators most often entails a food cost. For the Scandinavian brown bear (Ursus arctos), the hunting season coincides with the period of hyperphagia. Hunting mortality risk is not uniformly distributed throughout the day, but peaks in the early morning hours. As bears must increase mass for winter survival, they should be sensitive to temporal allocation of antipredator responses to peri ...
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